explores how contemporary jewelry artists transform and add new meaning to the pervasive images of this digital age.
Since the late 1830s, photographs have been integrated into jewelry as tokens of memory, devotion, or mourning. Contemporary photo-based jewelry artists extend these traditional functions and forms, while enlisting new technologies and techniques to engage a great variety of personal and social concerns.
Gijs Bakker. Waterman
Kiff Slimmons. Hindsight
Mary Hallam Pearse. Feeding Desire
Gijs Bakker. Adam necklace
Ramon Puig Cuyas. Ita est